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'''Dame Vera Margaret Lynn''', (née '''Welch'''; born 20 March 1917), widely known as "Forces Sweetheart|the Forces' Sweetheart", is an English singer of traditional pop, songwriter and actress, whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during the Second World War. During the war she toured Egypt, British Raj|India, and British rule in Burma|Burma as part of Entertainments National Service Association|ENSA, giving outdoor concerts for the troops. The songs most associated with her are "We'll Meet Again", "(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover|The White Cliffs of Dover", "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (song)|A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" and "There'll Always Be an England". She remained popular after the war, appearing on radio and television in the UK and the US and recording such hits as "Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart" and her UK Number one single...
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vera lynn
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vera lynn and chorus
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vera lynn and sam browne
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vera lynn w. the casini club orchestra
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vera lynn with sailors, soldiers and airmen og her majesty's forces
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